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    Re: So much Dust in my RSI Canopy :(

    In the old days with the Land Rovers with the rear doors opening to one side, dust was a huge problem. Solving this problem was a bent plate over the back edge of the vehicle. It was fastened...
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    Re: Etosha Roads cause havoc

    Another thing, an easy replacement in far-off places are tyres.....because all you have to do is phone the company in Swakopmund and give them the tyre size and quantity required and they will load...
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    Re: Etosha Roads cause havoc

    We visit Etosha 2- 3 times per year from way back and has seen the changes to the park. Long before the Western side of Etosha was opened to the tourists, we have see and lived its magic. This...
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    Re: voortrekker....rip

    I do not want to step on toes, but a couple of years ago when the lions that featured in a special video were killed I got this idea: If we could get each and every desk chair conservationist at...
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    Re: voortrekker....rip

    The killing of 'Voortrekker' break my hart. That said, let us look at the circumstances in our land Namibia. There are many areas, both commercial as well as communal farming. Farms close to...
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    Re: Divorce pass

    PeetS: I think you have your directions cock-eyed and maybe this is why there is a difficulty in understanding exactly where you was? The Divorce pass lies from South to North [up] and North to...
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    Re: VW Tiguan for Namibia

    Another thing to get, is one of the 4x4 foam filler cans to stop slow leaks in a tyre. Your biggest problem will be harp stones liftd by the front wheels to puncture the rear wheels. A lower speed...
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    Re: Robbie's Pass (D3705) and tyre problems....

    [QUOTE=mvcoller;3528224]Some people are really thick and just do not get it!



    The name of the thread is:
    Robbie's Pass (D3705) and tyre problems.... NOT "BLAME THE RENTAL COMPANY"

    I just...
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    Re: Robbie's Pass (D3705) and tyre problems....

    mvcoller: I do not have it the wrong way around. If you rent a vehicle YOU are the responsible party to ensure that the vehicle conform to your requirements. You cannot shift the responsibility...
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    Re: Robbie's Pass (D3705) and tyre problems....

    So the lesson here is for all who decide to rent a 4x4, is to make sure its vitals are protected for possible roads like this pass? It is not reasonable to expect all rental vehicles to be equipped...
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    Re: Robbie's Pass (D3705) and tyre problems....

    I just want to say that although Robbie's Pass is marked as a route it is also marked 'not suitable for 4x4'. We had a few laughs about that, but if Tracks for Africa mark a route on the GPS, it...
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    Re: T4A Map Windhoek

    Radio Electronics, Windhoek. They are the Garmin agents.
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    Re: This is why we LIVE rugby here

    Many moons ago the Eros Primary School had only a rugby field without grass and every year at the start of school after the rain season in January/February, this pitch was green with the dubbeltjies...
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    Re: This is why we LIVE rugby here

    I would take a guess: Aranos or Mariental?
  15. Re: Omaruru 4x4 trail from HentiesBaai to Spitzkoppe?

    It all depends on whether the Omaruru is going to get flooded in our rain season. From Henties to the dam is easy enough. Past the dam there are a few options to get to the Spitzkuppe. The...
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    Re: Khomas Highlands

    I am trying to understand where you want to go. Am I right in that you come on the C14 via Solitaire and then want to go to Windhoek via one pass en then back to the coast with another? The C26...
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    Re: Permanent speed-traps in Namibia

    August what year? I have seen them at Arandis, Wilhemsthal and between Windhoek and Okahandja. Where else?
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    Permanent speed-traps in Namibia

    We all see the yellow poles and boxes and a lot of stories are told about them, but nobody really seem to know. Anyone here that know if the cameras actually work in those boxes and how? Thanks.
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    Re: can you braai at Etosha??

    In general, you can braai at all campsites in Etosha. In the chalets not, except for the Bush chalets in every camp where there is braai facilities.
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    Re: Fuel between Kamanjab and Henties

    Fom Kamanjab, you plan to get to Palmwag [they normally have fuel and their tanks are huge]. From there to Aba-Huab you also can get fuel from Twyfelfontein workshop. I imagine you would then...
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    Re: HELP - Butcher in Swakopmund, the bet is on.

    Penn 49A.

    One day no bites and on bloke suggested we throw peanuts in he sea for the fish to eat and when they fart, you can see were they are!
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    Re: Fuel between Kamanjab and Henties

    I accept that you want to travel from Okaukuejo via West Etosha to Henties? Your fuel stops wil then be:

    Okaukuejo
    Kamanjab
    Khorixas
    Uis [if necessary]

    Note: It is very difficult to sell...
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    Re: Fuel between Kamanjab and Henties

    Seem to me you have got your routes a bit 'deurmekaar'? Between Kamanjab and Henties, the fuel stops are:

    Khorixas...reliable
    Uis .....reliable


    Palmwag and Aba-Huab are not on this route!
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    Re: Cape Town to Walvis bay

    There is a shorter road. You turn west off the main road just before Mariental, to Malahöhe, via Büllsport to Solitaire and from there to Walvis Bay. It is some 40km shorter and it is gravel road...
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    Re: Hentiesbaai fishing (somewhere in April 2017)

    Q1: The most obvious fishing operator in Henties is Spyker Kruger....Tel: [081]242-3782. He would be able to answer all your questions.
    Q2: All the fishing spots at our coast are marked with...
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    Re: Trip Report: Three Weeks in Namibia

    Nice read, but just perhaps do some proper research on your facts? The' beached oil rig' in the Skeleton Coasts park is in fact an abandoned diamond drill.
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    Re: Where to buy meat

    [QUOTE=Nys;3436322]Hi Marius...not true.

    Henties basically only the Spar and W&B. No butchers.

    Spar, Usave, OK, Woermann Brock, at the 3R Bookshop; Vleisland + another

    Swakop...the butchery...
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    Re: Road Condition Ais Ais to Henties

    These roads vary according to the road being graded from time to time. With a SWB vehicle be extra carefull on any gravel road.
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    Re: Wheel Nut Torque

    Cone to the Namibian coast and you will be thankful for the Copaslip on the stud threads when you get a flat tyre. This is to prevent rust on the wheel nuts. Many, many a vehicle here got stuck...
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    Re: Brandberg to Coast down the Ugab

    The problem with the Ugab is that you cannot always get out of the river when you need to. Then, about 40km from the coast the border of the Skelton Coast Park is on the south side of the river and...
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    Re: Brandberg to Coast down the Ugab

    There are various swamp areas in the river that under normal circumstances could not be driven through and it is in general not advised to do so. Closer to the coast enter the national park and is...
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    Re: Hoarusib River bed track

    Which side of the Hoaruseb river do you refer to? North of north-west of Purros or West of Purros? West of Purros is the more common route and without doing something stupid easily drivable. ...
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    Re: Henries bay tourism

    I am talking about the Goreanchab dam. The drols they float sommer op the water..........
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    Re: Henries bay tourism

    Jaaa, but Walvis Bay is the exception on the rule. At least it is a clean stink, unlike Windhoek's stench. You have to be at the coast an go to Windhoek on a Sunday and open a window on that...
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    Re: Henries bay tourism

    Rest assured that the coastal dogs do not go to Windhoek on ANY day unless really necessary and funny enough basically for the same reasons that you describe here.....masses of people everywhere and...
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